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The Benjamin Foundation to Speak at New Search Marketing Event

  We are delighted to be involved with the very first Search Norwich event on Thursday 5th July 2018. Our Marketing and Fundraising Manager, Chris Elliott will be speaking at...

A Fantastic Year of Support from Mills & Reeve

We are always delighted when local businesses wish to support us, so we were thrilled when we were nominated by Mills & Reeve as their Charity of the Year 2017-18. With a dedicated...

Suffolk Show 2018

We enjoyed a brilliant two days at the Suffolk Show on 30th and 31st May. The event, organised by the Suffolk Agricultural Association, takes place at the town's Trinity Park each year and...

A Beautiful Day at Stody Lodge Gardens Raises Over £2,000

On Sunday 20th May 2018 we were pleased to serve tea, coffee and cakes in the stunning grounds of Stody Lodge to raise money for our charity.   The MacNicol family very generously...

Bid for Paul McVeigh's Northern Ireland Shirt!

We are offering you the opportunity to bid for former Northern Ireland and Norwich City footballer Paul McVeigh's shirt. Paul will sign and personalise the shirt for the highest bidder....

Marathon Challenge Complete!

Congratulations and thank you to Emma Wilcock who completed the London Marathon on Sunday 22nd April 2018 to raise money to support our work. The unusually warm weather added an extra element to...

Town Tots: Building Intergenerational Community Links

Since 2017, Rose Meadow residential care home on the outskirts of North Walsham has played host to visits by the children of Town Tots pre-school.  Now, several months into the initiative...

A Mental Cycle 2.0: West to East Cycle Ride

We are always truly amazed and humbled by the lengths that our supporters go to. From bake sales, quiz nights, marathons and everything in between, the fundraising efforts of the local...

Thank You Easy Bathrooms!

A big thank you to Easy Bathrooms who opened in Norfolk earlier this month for teaming up with us in order to raise funds for our charity by very kindly pledging five percent of the store’s...

A ‘privilege’ to take Meet Up to Kingswood

A group of twelve young people from Big Lottery-funded Meet Up youth and family centre in Thetford visited Kingswood Outdoor Education Centre in Overstrand for a residential trip during the...

Gnaw Donates Chocolate for Accommodation Centres

We recently had a lovely surprise when Gnaw Chocolate Ltd contacted us. They had heard about our work and wanted to donate some Gnaw products to the young people in some of our accommodation...

A Marathon Challenge for Emma

We are always pleased to hear about the challenges and activities people undertake in order to raise money to support our work. The fundraising that our supporters do for us has a huge impact on...

'A Taste of Adnams' Raises over £500

Taking place at the store on Westlegate in the heart of Norwich, we were delighted to work with Adnams to host 'A Taste of Adnams' on 28th March 2018. The exclusive evening of tasting...

“I’ve learnt to be ‘me’ again” Meet Up’s Parent Support Group empowering local families

At the heart of the Redfurze Castle Estate in Thetford is Meet Up – our youth and family centre funded by The Big Lottery. The centre provides a variety of positive activities for young people,...

H&M Foundation launches partnership to support homeless young people in Norfolk

  The non-profit H&M Foundation has made a three-year commitment supported by £500,000 to support homeless young people in the UK into employment. Through the Transforming Futures...

By Your Side in West Norfolk

In February 2018 we were pleased to receive funding from the Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk to deliver an outreach service for young people aged 16 to 24 in West...

A Record Breaking Year For Norwich Sleep Out - How Funds Are Making a Difference

We are pleased to announce that our Norwich Sleep Out event, which took place last November, has raised a record £39,000 which is the most in the event’s history. The Sleep Out took place in...

A Feast of Entertainment at Cromer Pier

The audience at Cromer Pier's Pavillion Theatre enjoyed a fabulous feast of entertainment on Saturday 10th March for a special charity night. Raising money for ourselves, Break and Playing...

In Good Company with Butterfly Butties

Butterfly Butties Social Action lunch club launched in King's Lynn in August 2017 as part of the In Good Company Campaign and the #iwill pledge . The result of the young people at our...

Twenty Seven Brave People Sleep Out in Ipswich

On Friday 3rd November, 27 people braved wet and cold conditions as they tackled the first Ipswich Sleep Out. We are delighted to announce that their fundraising has already exceeded £6,000. ...
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